I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Peach Crisp

This works best if the peaches aren't to soft.   It's okay if they are hard, the'll soften up in the oven.

(serves 8)

*6 peaches
*1/2 cup flour
*1/2 cup oatmeal
*1/2 cup white sugar
*1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
*3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
*1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*1/2 cup butter, cold
*Zest from 1/2 of a lemon
*juice from 1/2 of a lemon
*2 tablespoons real maple syrup

~Mix flour, oatmeal, white sugar, light brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt together in a medium size bowl.
~Cut cold butter into flour/sugar mixture using a pastry cutter, until well mixed.
~Place peaches in a hot water bath for about 5 minutes.
~Remove from hot water and place in cold water.
~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Peel peaches, and dice and place into a bowl.
~Add lemon zest & lemon juice.
~Add 2 tablespoon of real maple syrup, stir well.
~Spray a 8x8 inch baking pan with a cooking spray.
~Add peach mixture to baking dish.
~Cover evenly with crumb mixture.
~Cover pan with aluminum foil.
~Bake for 15 minutes.
~Remove foil.
~Bake another 25-30 minutes or until the crisp is brown.

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